Services curtailed as bank branches close in move to automation

Consumers face squeezed banking services in the months ahead, as banks shut branches and move towards more automated services in a bid to reduce costs and secure their future.

6th October, 2012

Consumers face squeezed banking services in the months ahead, as banks shut branches and move towards more automated services in a bid to reduce costs and secure their commercial future.

AIB, which has almost 270 branches, will begin a rationalisation of its branch network in the coming days that will see a several close.

"In July, we announced the phased closure of 45 sub-offices and the amalgamation of six branches in the fourth quarter of 2012,...

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